In the twelfth edition of this year of Jonthly Big Gangan magazine of the Square Enix publishing house, he debuted the first chapter of the new SPIN-OFF SPIN-OFF written and illustrated by Seigo Tokiya, and supervised by Ryukishi07, Higurashi No Naku Koro or Rei: Hoshi Watashi -He. This new manga have the peculiarity that it is starring the children of the protagonists of the original work, such as its synopsis describes:
"The scene of" Higurashi No Naku Koro or Rei: Hoshi Watashi-Hen "is the town of Hinamizawa in the first year of the Reiwa era (2019). Keitaro, son of Keiichi Maehara, moves from Tokyo to Hinamizawa and enjoys the new life of him with Kihiro, son of Rena Ryuuguu, Sakiko, daughter of Satoko Houjou, and Tamaki, daughter of Mion Sonzaki. One day, Keitaro meets a mysterious girl named Inori at school and wonders for her mysterious behavior. And then a mysterious girl who calls you call Kurruru also comes in contact with Keitaro ... »
The first season of the new franchise project premiered in Japan in October 2020 and had a total of twenty-four episodes, followed by a second season of fifteen episodes premiered in July 2021, with Funimation in charge of its distribution in the West. Finally, the series is based on its entirety in a set of visual novels whose first delivery was launched in Japan in 2002. From there they left multiple adaptations to manga, anime and Live-Action projects. It should be remembered that the video game for smartphones Higurashi When They Cry Mei is available in the QooApp catalog on this link.
Synopsis of Higurashi No Naku Koro or Sotsu
Rika Furude and Satoko Houjou are best friends who have lived in the small town of Hinamizawa throughout their lives. Along with his other friends, they spend every day together, and every moment is full of fun and laughter. However, when Rika and Satoko begin to become older, they are presented to both an opportunity that will change their lives. Rika is determined to follow her dreams and wants Satoko to be next to her. Although Satoko has doubts, she decides to travel that road with Rika. However, the realization of her dream opens a gap between them.
This makes girls live in completely different worlds, with Rika enjoying their new life and making new friends while Satoko is increasingly. SATOKO longs to return to nostalgic days of Hinamizawa and despair wishing things to change. Just as she is at the limit, a meeting with a supernatural entity changes the perception of Satoko and impart new revelations about her Rika's best friend. She like this begins her journey to get the future she wants, by all means.
Source: Comic Natalie
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